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Secluded and Private Cabin with Amazing Views. Hot tub and WiFi.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath, large living area and large covered deck with Hot Tub.

Riverwood Retreat is a secluded cabin that sits atop a 300 foot cliff overlooking a horseshoe bend in the New River with breathtaking long range views. Inside, the cabin comfortably accommodates four people with a King Bedroom and attached full bath and a Queen bedroom with an adjacent full bath. The cabin will allow for up to eight people total with a pull out sofa bed and futon in the living area. The cabin has a large living area with a gas fireplace, full kitchen and washer and dryer. Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Blu-Ray/DVD player and Bluetooth Stereo are all provided.

Outside, enjoy the large wrap around deck, listen to the river rapids from below and experience views from the hot tub that you will never forget. A gas and charcoal grill is provided along with propane and charcoal. Access to the New River allows for easy swimming, tubing, fishing and kayaking. There is a set of corn-hole boards and bags provided along with a fire pit and firewood.

You will feel a thousand miles away from it all but still only fifteen minutes from downtown West Jefferson with its welcoming small town atmosphere, multiple shops, restaurants and bars and multiple grocery stores nearby. Less than one hour from Boone.

More Details

Jeff Wheaton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Jeff Wheaton

Four close friends came together to purchase this dream cabin to enjoy and share with others who appreciate all that the cabin and the mountains have to offer.

Jeff Wheaton purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Jeff Wheaton chose Lansing

We chose this specific cabin out of all others because of the beautiful view where most other properties don't even compare. The seclusion and the close proximity to bars, restaurants and shopping makes it perfectly convenient.

What makes this cabin unique

Long range mountain views overlooking the New River. All from the cabin's deck or while seated in the hot tub..


Lansing Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Queen Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    King Bedroom - 1 king
  • The large living area provides a futon and pull out bed for extra sleeping space.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Secluded and Private Cabin with Amazing Views. Hot tub and WiFi.
average rating of 4.876923 based on 65 reviews

Sweet house with an amazing view!!

  • 5 of 5

The view is unbelievable. Sweet little house and so peaceful. House had all we needed!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this secluded little paradise. Even though it feels like the middle of nowhere the town of West Jefferson was only 15 minutes away to do some window shopping. The home owner was great to work with and responded quickly to all our questions. Can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A weekend to remember

  • 5 of 5

This property is truly a gem and the owner, Jeff, is wonderful to work with. We were thrilled by the privacy afforded by the private road and steep driveway and the setting high on the cliff. The cabin was decorated beautifully, which helped us to feel instantly relaxed upon arrival. Everything was clean and cozy and well-stocked. We loved the mountain and river views- even in January- and the hot tub and fireplace were fantastic. We had a small complaint upon arrival (nothing major, just something small that was overlooked) and Jeff went out of his way to meet my request. Between his kind hospitality and the joys brought to us by the cabin and the surrounding area, we will definitely be returning to this cabin again. Some of our favorite day trips from this cabin were Grayson Highlands State Park, Elk Knob State Park, Linville Falls, Blowing Rock, and Pie on the Mountain for lunch!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place Holiday stay lacking

  • 3 of 5

It is a nice cabin with a spectacular view. But for the holiday pricing the little things were not seen about. If owners realized how much families sacrifice to come for a stay especially when it is the huge rate increase, they might (might!) make sure the everything is taken care of. Our fireplace did not function properly and it stayed under freezing for the duration of our week long stay. Was given a small token back in refund. While we made the most of our stay, I will probably look elsewhere for the next time.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our first and only negative review in 3 years. This guest was extremely hard to please and although they contacted us several times a day and every day for general life questions, they never made any mention of a heating issue until post stay. That being said, we have since upgraded our gas fireplace.
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Great winter get away

  • 5 of 5

It was all we were looking for! The cleaning lady was just finishing up when we got there and was super nice, giving us good tips about the area and the cabin. It was clean and well furnished. The beds and pull out sofas were comfortable. The hot tub was amazing and the view is not over-rated. There were 8 of us and even though the cabin only had 2 rooms it didn't feel too cramped up. The owner was very responsive even though we didn't have any issues it is nice to know you can call someone if you need to. Definitely recommend for a winter get away and I can only imagine it is a nice spot in summer too!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Weekend Escape from the Hustle and Bustle!

  • 5 of 5

This is a must stay for a small family or group looking to really get away! Beautiful Views , beautiful cabin, neat ,clean , modern. Had a great weekend and will def be staying again.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
113 Miles
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Coaches Sports Grill
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Mountain Aire Golf Club
Nearest Train
36.52 Miles
Tweetsie Railroad
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
NC Highway 194
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Boondocks Brewing Tap Room & Restaurant
Nearest Ski
48 Miles
Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
Car: necessary

One of the greatest things about this cabin is that while it is seated atop a mountain's edge overlooking the New River and isolated down a wooded gravel road, you are only 15 minutes from an endless list of activities. There are countless restaurants, bars, ice cream parlors, shops that you could spend days in, a bowling alley, skating and a movie theater all within Jefferson and West Jefferson. And there's no need to worry about packing groceries for a long haul, in the same area you will find grocery stores like Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Lowe's Foods and Ingles to name a few. You will have no trouble at all finding something to do if you choose to leave the relaxing comfort of the cabin.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Maintenance $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Rates are subject to change. Multiple payments are allowed upon request.
No refunds will be given due to weather or road conditions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.